swami shraddhanand was a drunkard , womanizer etc.
later he met rishi dayanand and joined arya samaj.
he left all the vices and became a leader of the masses [before independence].
he was also asked to deliver a lecture on dharma at the jama masjid delhi.
even mahatma gandhiji did not get this honour.
he conducted shuddhikaran sanskar of thousands of malkana rajputs, for which he was assasinated by a muslim fanatic.
he founded gurukul kangri univ. haridwar.